nunhood

[nuhn-hoo d]

noun

the status, vocation, or responsibilities of a nun.

Origin of nunhood

First recorded in 1805–15; nun1 + -hood
Also called nun·ship.
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British Dictionary definitions for nunhood

nunhood

noun

the condition, practice, or character of a nun
nuns collectively
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